Living Through 2017 NATO Deployment

In 2017, NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence saw four new deployments, bringing multinational battlegroups into Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland as a response to changing security environments along NATO’s eastern border.  As part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence in Latvia, Spain has deployed a heavy armoured unit abroad for the first…

ADF support to Vietnamese Deployable Medical Facility 

Australia supported Vietnam’s first deployment of a Role 2 field hospital to a United Nations peacekeeping mission through providing two airlifts by Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft in late September 2018.  Additionally, the Australian Defence Force provided the Vietnamese Peacekeepers with English language training and other specialist equipment…

2018 USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Deployment  

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 5, 2018)  Theodore Roosevelt is currently deployed in the Pacific Ocean.   These photos highlight various aspects of that deployment as seen from shipboard. [maxgallery id="116603"] PACIFIC OCEAN 05.04.2018 Photo by Seaman Michael Colemanberry  USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) 

Preparing for Deployment in Alaska and the Testing the Norwegian Drag Chute

10/17/2017: A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft lands on the flight line Oct. 12, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35 is here to conduct cold weather testing to ensure the fifth generation multi-role fighter aircraft performs optimally in Alaska's harsh weather conditions. And this is…

HMAS Arunta Completes Deployment  to the Middle East

2017-07-23: Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Arunta has completed a nine-month deployment to the Middle East and is returning to Australia. HMAS Arunta operates as part of the multi-national Combined Maritime Forces, predominantly tasked to support counter-terrorism and maritime security operations. Arunta is on her third deployment to the MER on…

15th MEU Prepares for Deployment

05/28/2017: The workup for deployment by a Marine Expeditionary Unit is a phased process of preparation. The 15th MEU will be the first operational MEU deployed on the USS America, so the ability to use its new capabilities is part of the combat preparation effort. [maxgallery id="97666"] These photos credited to…

USS America Prepares for Deployment

2017-01-30 The USMC is the only tiltrotar-enabled assault force in the world. The USS America has been built to facilitate this capability and will be augmented as the F-35B is added to the Ospreys, and helicopters already operating from the ship and as unmanned vehicles become a regular operational element…